Top Tips on How to Choose the Right Cemetery Monument (Paminklai)

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It is so tough to get over someone’s death especially if that someone is so dear to you. You will feel like all the mourning and tears are not enough to show how much you really value and appreciate them when they were still with you. Of course you would like to commemorate them in some way like having a cemetery monument built for them.

Because it is not something that is often purchased, most of customers are having a hard time deciding what type of headstone would be perfect for their loved one’s grave. So before you buy, you should first consider these tips.

· You should first check if there are any regulations in the cemetery where your beloved is buried. Ask them about the maximum size of the headstone that you can have. Once you have an idea about the size restrictions, it would be easier for you to pick the right design that would best commemorate the person who passed away. There are different monuments in each culture and you should stay on the same page regarding your country. For instance, you can see the difference between the monuments in the USA and memorials in Lithuania, which are called paminklai and when you search for them, you have a general idea of what you should look for.

· Scout for the local headstone companies and start canvassing for the price. Tell them about the size and the design of your choice. You should also tell them about the materials that you want to be used and how you want it done as well. However, cheapest doesn’t always mean the best. You should also consider the quality at the same time when looking for a cemetery monument.

· If you can, visit their store so you can take a look at their samples. Before heading to their office, you must think about all the other questions that you have in mind. Write it down so you would not have any inquiries left unanswered.

· Don’t forget to ask for discounts. Their rates vary depending on different factors such as materials and the like. But they still have the power to lower their price. Also, you should remember to ask if they offer warranty as well. They should cover the cemetery monument or give a replacement in case the memorial gets damages or had fading spots a couple of weeks after it was installed.

· Get the right material for your cemetery monument. Most of the headstones that you can see are made from granite. But you still have other alternatives including bronze and even marble. This would greatly affect the price of the monument so you should think carefully whether your budget can cover the expenses for the cemetery monument or opt for a cheaper option instead.

Lastly, when giving the details, it is very important that you write it clearly. You surely do not want to have their names misspelled or have the wrong dates, don’t you? The company must ask you for the final layout before they put it into work and do your loved ones’ headstone.

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This article was published on 2011/06/10